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Fibre Glass front wheel covers
« on: 23, September, 2010 - 19:30:44 »
Hi just found these old hand made front wheel covers as you can see not a very good job but a lot of room for improvement ...Also painted in black why ?????????









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Re: Fibre Glass front wheel covers
« Reply #1 on: 23, September, 2010 - 20:05:49 »
i think they may be proto types, perhaps after a mould was made from original shel and this is perhaps the 1st cast?

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Re: Fibre Glass front wheel covers
« Reply #2 on: 23, September, 2010 - 21:24:32 »
Good to see someone has had a crack at it !

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Re: Fibre Glass front wheel covers
« Reply #3 on: 23, September, 2010 - 22:01:39 »
Yes you are right but I think it may have been Mark the old owner of C5ALIVE ???? That had them made ......I did send a back wheel and centre cap to a member some while ago for him to have a go at making some fibreglass trims but up to now no more contact ...

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Re: Fibre Glass front wheel covers
« Reply #4 on: 24, September, 2010 - 07:24:42 »
It might well be, or similiar too a early prototype I reckon it must have been really interesting working on the early development of the C5 making components, changing them and improving them untill the finished product.  :)

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